Archive for: 2011

Statement from Leonard Peltier: From behind the iron door

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A letter from imprisoned Native leader Leonard Peltier. "..in a strange way I am honored that the most powerful government has considered me a challen...

Syracuse wins new Citizen Review Board

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The Syracuse Common Council voted unanimously to pass revised legislation for the city’s Citizen Review Board.

Un mensaje para el fin de año de parte de René González

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Unas breves palabras para expresarles mi afecto y desearles un feliz año nuevo en el 2012. Espero que sea el año en que nos podamos encontrar defini...

New Year’s message from René González of the Cuban Five

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Just a few words to express to all of you my best feelings and to wish you a happy new year 2012. I hope this to be the year when we'll be able to mee...

Egyptian women’s march takes the streets

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Angry over the military's abuse of women during recent protests in Tahrir Square, an estimated 10,000 women marched through the streets of Cairo on De...

Bethlehem mayor calls for boycott of Israel

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Speaking after giving his traditional annual Christmas address, Bethlehem Mayor Victor Batarseh compared Israeli policy to that of apartheid-era South...

Pakistanis protest against US airstrike

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On Dec. 18, tens of thousands of people in Lahore, Pakistan, protested against the U.S.-led NATO airstrikes that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers on Nov. ...

Chicago community and labor unite to save schools

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On Dec. 13, 400 teachers, parents, students and union members demonstrated outside the Chicago Public Schools headquarters in downtown Chicago.

Racist sheriff Arpaio targeted in federal investigation

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A report from the Department of Justice confirmed what Latinos have been saying for years: the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office is racist.

Washington cuts families’ heat to fuel Afghan war

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The U.S. government will be spending generously on fuel over the winter. But millions of families will still have their heat cut-off.